Driving Directions to our churches
Farrandsville UMC - Take Route 220 exit at Lock Haven. Second red light, then stop signs at next intersection. Go over Veteran's bridge and turn left toward Farrandsvulle. Follow the road about six miles toward Queens Run. Keep left along the river. Cross over Railroad crossing and the church is located on the right side.
Howard UMC - From Interstate 80, Eastbound or Westbound:
Take the Milesburg Exit (#158). Make a left off of the exit ramp onto 150 North. Travel 9 miles and make a right turn onto Route 26 South (toward Howard). Travel over the lake on the causeway. At the traffic light, make a right turn onto Main Street. HUMC is located on the corner of Main & Grove Streets. A parking lot is conveniently located across from the church.
Pleasant Gap UMC - 179 S. Main St - From State College - East on College Ave/ Rt 26 N for 7 miles. Right at light (Unimart) on to Rt 144/S. Main St. Church is 1000 yards on the left.
From I-80/Bellefonte Exit - West on Rt.26/I99 to Pleasant Gap exit. Right onto Rt. 64/26/College Ave. Left at second light (Rt-144/S.Main St) Church is 1000 yards on the left.
From Lamar (I-80 exit) - Rt 64S Toward State College for 15 miles. Left at second light (Rt-144/S. Main St.) Church is 1000 yards on the left.
From Lewistown - US-322 toward State College. Bear right on PA-144N/Old Fort Rd. Stay on 144 for 9 miles. Just past elementary school on left, turn right into church parking lot.
Trinity, Lewistown UMC - 322 East take Charles St. exit (Lewistown Business District) Go through two stop lights, at the 2nd light make a left onto South Main St. Travel two blocks, red brick church on your right. Ford dealership across the street. Drive past the church and park in the parking lot on your left. Enter building at double glass doors.
322 West take Lewistown Business District exit. After the ramp, stay straight on this road and follow sign straight through to South Main St. Follow S. Main for about four blocks, turn left on Fleming Ave then right into alley. Follow alley to the parking lot on your left and enter double glass doors to the building.
Castanea Community UMC - From US 220, take 111 Lock Haven/Castanea. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right and proceed across the bridge. At the 3-way stop sign, turn left and proceed 3 blocks on Brown Street. Turn left onto McElhattan Avenue. Church is at the corner of Brown Street and McElhattan Avenue. Parking is in front of the church, or in the Fire Hall lot on the opposite side of the street. Please do not park in front of the Fire Hall bay doors.
East Main, Lock Haven UMC - From US 220, take Exit 111 Lock Haven/Castanea. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto PA 120/Paul Mack Blvd. Paul Mack Blvd becomes N. Jay Street. Proceed through the traffic light to the second stop sign. Turn right at the second stop sign onto E. Water Street. Proceed to the second right hand street and turn right onto Washington Street. The church parking lot will be on your left. Enter the church through the side door adjacent to the carport.
Laurel Run UMC - From US 220, take Exit 109 Mill Hall/Flemington and proceed to the traffic light. Turn left onto PA 150/Hogan Blvd and proceed 2.3 miles. Hogan Blvd becomes Eagle Valley Road. About 1/4 mile beyond the Penns Cave billboard, turn right onto Laurel Run Road. Proceed 3.1 miles on Laurel Run Road to the "Y". Church is in the "Y". Parking is in front of, and behind the church.
First UMC in Lewistown - Traveling North on Rt 522 - Take the Electric Avenue exit. At the end of the ramp bear right. Turn right at the red light at Electric Avenue/Valley Street. That street runs into 3rd Street. First UMC is at the corner of 3rd and Dorcas Streets.
Traveling North on Rt. 322 - Take the Electric Avenue exit. At the end of the ramp, turn right on to Electric Avenue. That street runs into 3rd Street. First UMC is at the corner of 3rd and Dorcas Streets.
Traveling South on Rt 322 - Follow the directions for traveling north on Rt 522.
Traveling South on Rt 522 - Turn left at the red light on Valley Street. That street runs into 3rd Street. First UMC is at the corner of 3rd and Dorcas Streets.
Parking is available at the municipal parking lot at the corner of 3rd and Dorcas Streets. It is metered parking during the week, with free parking on Sundays. Dorcas Street has metered parking. There is free parking on 3rd Street in the block on which the church is located.
Grace UMC - Centre Hall - Grace UMC is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue (Route 144) and Potter Street in Centre Hall. From State College, take College Ave (Route 26) to Pleasant Gap and turn right onto Route 144. Follow this over the mountain. Grace UMC is on the right about half a mile past the traffic light.
Parking lot is available by turning right onto West Potter Street. The front door at the ramp is unlocked during morning office hours. Potter Street entrance will be open if a meeting is scheduled.
From the East or West, take Route 45 to Old Fort and turn onto Route 144. About a mile later you will find Grace UMC on your left.
St Paul's UMC - 250 East College Ave, State College - From Atherton Street (Business 322) - Take Atherton Street (north or south) to Beaver Avenue. Turn east onto Beaver. Turn left on McAllister. You may park on the street or on the public parking deck. You may also drive one more block past McAllister, turn left onto Locust Lane, then left onto Calder Way and park in the church lot (Sunday mornings only).
From Route 26 - Take Route 26 (East College Ave) into State College. Turn left onto Locust Lane. Turn right onto Calder Way to park in the church lot (Sunday mornings only) or drive one block past the church and turn left on McAllister Street and park in the public parking deck.
Belleville Watts Memorial - Take Rt 655 west off of Rt 322. 9 miles go past Kish Band and Post Office. Go 2 blocks take a left turn at Walnut Street. Church is located on the right.
Church Hill UMC - Take 322 East to Reedsville exit. Go to traffic light, turn left at Old US 322 (May also say Tea Creek Rd). Go about a mile and turn left at Pleasant View Road (look for small UMC sign) Church will be directly in front of you. 199 Woodland Circle large parking lot beside and behind church.
Reedsville UMC - Take 322 East to Reedsville exit. From exit go to traffic light at Old US 322 (may also say Tea Creek Rd) turn right then turn right at first light (Logan Street) Church is on your right with parking behind it at first right beside church also you may park on the street.
New Hope UMC - From 99 going N/ Exit 80- Turn left and keep straight until Blanchard Y. Bear left onto Irish Hollow. As bottom of hill, turn left. Church is on the left.
From Bellefonte - Take 144 towards Pleasant Gap - Church is on the left in Axemann.
From Pleasant Gap - Take 144 toward Bellefonte. Church is on right in Axemann.
There is another road from Bellefonte (near Sheetz). Head toward County Jail, turn left at bottom of hill. Church is on the right. Parking - across road behind barn or in adjoining field.
Grace UMC Lewistown 101 Logan St. - North: Take 322 East and get off at the Walnut St exit in Lewistown. Go straight for 4 blocks and the church is on the right.
South: Take 322 West and get off at the Walnut St. exit in Lewistown. At ramp stop sign turn left and go 3 blocks to signal light, turn left onto Logan St. Go 2 blocks and church is on the right.
West: Take 522 North and get off at the Walnut St exit in Lewistown. Go straight for 4 blocks and the church is on the right.
East: Take 522 South into Lewistown and go under the 322 interchange and go 3 blocks to signal light, turn left at light onto Logan St. Go 2 blocks and church is on the right.
Thompsontown UMC - Travel East on 22/322 for approximately 38 miles. Take the Thompsontown/East Salem exit. At the sign at the end of the ramp, turn left. At the next stop sign, turn right. The church is on the main street.Continue on the same street for two miles and you will come to Locust Run UMC on the right. Parking spaces are evident at each church.
Loganton Albright UMC - Interstate East to exit 185 - Loganton. Turn right at the end of the ramp, continue on 447 to stop sign. Turn left and the church is at the end of the block -- corner of East Main and Hall Street. Parking - Right on S. Hall Street and parking are is on the right or park along side of the church on Hall Street or park in any available spot on East Main Street.
Trinity UMC Greenburr - Interstate East to exit 185 - Greenburr. Turn right on West Main Street/Rt880 for approx 3 miles (village of Booneville) Turn left on Campground Road - church is approx 1 mile on the left and parking is available in the church lot.
Swissdale UMC - 974 E. Croak Hollow Rd, Lock Haven - Traveling on Route 220 get off at the Lock Haven exit 111. Go West on PA-120 towards Lock Haven. Stay straight on PA-120 W/Paul Mack Blvd which becomes Jay Street. Continue to follow PA-120 W. (go 0.86 miles) (You will cross two traffic lights and a stop sign.) Stay straight by going across the bridge. (You are now on PA-664) go 0.18 miles. At bridges end, turn right onto Coudersport Pike/PA-664 and go 3.59 miles. At stop sign go straight following PA-665 Coudersport Pike. Turn left onto E. Croak Hollow Rd. (Swissdale UMC sign just before turn) E Croak Hollow Rd is 0.6 miles past Arbutus Dr. If you reach Walnut Dr, you've gone a little too far. Park in either parking lot.
Dunnstown UMC - 59 Church Street,Lock Haven
Traveling on Route 220 get off at the Lock Haven exit 111 and go West on PA-120 towards Lock Haven. Stay straight on PA-120 W/Paul Mack Blvd which becomes Jay Street. Continue to follow PA-120 W. (go 0.86 miles) you will cross two traffic lights and a stop sign. Stay straight by going across the bridge. (You are now on PA-664) (go 0.18 mile) and turn right at bridges end onto Coudersport Pike/PA-664. At stop sign turn right onto Mill Hall Rd. At the next stop sign carefully cross Route 150 (Woodward Ave) which becomes Church Street. Go three blocks to end of street and park where available.
Liberty UMC - 637 Island Road, Lock Haven
Traveling on Route 220 get off at the Lock Haven exit 111 and go west on PA-120 toward Lock Haven. Stay straight on PA-120 W/Paul Mack Blvd which becomes Jay Street. Continue to follow PA-120 W. You will cross two traffic lights and a stop sign. Turn right at the stop sign onto Water Street which then becomes Island Road going 2.64 miles. Liberty UMC is on your left. Park in the driveway or across the street next to the field.
Park Forest Village UMC - 1833 Park Forest Avenue, State College behind Denny's on North Atherton St
From North Atherton Street, turn on Park Forest Avenue and turn right on Cornflower Lane to get to the parking lot located on the left.
Lamar UMC - Nittany Valley Drive, Lamar
Follow East College Ave toward Pleasant Gap for 10.3 miles. E. College Ave becomes Nittany Valley Drive/PA-64. Follow Nittany Valley Drive for 10.2 miles. The Lamar UMC is located on the left beside the Lamar Post Office. A large parking lot is available in front and to the left of the church.
Clintondale UMC -
On Route 64 take a left onto Clintondale Hill Road. At the stop sign, turn right. The church is located on the right, three doors from the stop sign. The parking lot is to the right of the church.
Black Oak UMC - Flat Rock, Port Matilda
Take US 322 to I-99 toward Philipsburg. Take I-99 to US 322 W - Philipsburg. E. Mountain Road exit on right toward Reese Hollow Road. Turn left on East Mountain Road and at bottom of hill turn left onto Flat Rock Road. US 322 E. Church is on left approximately 2 milies ahead.
Salem UMC -
West on 322, proceed through Philipsburg and past West Decatur. After West Decatur, look for Chestnut Ridge Estates on the left. Go left on the road adjacent to the housing development. This is the Wallaceton/Bigler Highway. Keep to the left on the Y and you will be on Link Road. Watch for the Salem Road sign on the right and turn right onto Salem Road. The church is located on the left after a few hundred yards.
Spring Valley UMC - West on 322, proceed through Philipsburg and past West Decatur. After West Decatur, look for Chestnut Ridge Estates on the left. Go left on the road adjacent to the housing development. Thi is the Wallaceton/Bigler Highway. Keep to the left on the Y and you will be on Link Road. Watch for the Salem Road sign on the right and turn right onto Salem Road. The church is located on the left after a few hundred yards. Go past Salem church to the first road to the left which is Long Run Road. Travel on this road for a few miles to the stop sign at Valley Road which is the first road you come to. Turn left down to the little bridge at the sharp curve and stop at the stop sign. Go slightly left and up the hill that is Old Valley Road or Spring Valley Road. The church is located at the top of the hill.
Mt. Nittany - 1500 E. Branch Rd., State College - Located at 1500 E. Branch Rd. The easiest way to the church is to take the Elmwood Street exit off of East College Avenue (Rt. 26),then make a right turn onto East Branch Road at the traffic light in Lemont. Mt Nittany church is on the left approximately one-half mile from the traffic light, just past Elm Shade Drive.
From Bellefonte: South on N Allegheny St, turn right onto W. Bishop St, then left onto PA-144 and turn a slight right onto PA-550. Stay straight and to go PA-150. Turn slight right onto E. College Ave for 1 mile. Turn left onto Pike St and Pike St becomes E. Branch Rd. Church is located on the left midway in Lemont.
From Pine Grove Mills: Northeast on PA-26 toward PA-45. Turn right onto W. Whitehall Rd. Stay straight onto University Drive and turn right at S. Atherton St. Take a sharp left followed by a slight right turn onto E. Branch Rd.
Gethsemane UMC - Allport, PA: From Bigler, take Bigler Cutoff away from US 322. Travel a little over 5 miles and the church will be on the right across form the West Branch School.From Philipsburg, take PA-53 North approximately 6.5 miles, make a sharp left onto Allport Cutoff. Travel less than half a mile, the church will be on the left across from the West Branch School. From Interstate 80: Exit at Kylertown - Philipsburg #133, PA-53. Head South(toward Philipsburg). Travel about 2 miles, take a slight right onto Allport Cutoff, travel less than half a mile, the church will be on the left across from the West Branch School